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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Suwanose-jima volcano eruptions:
2004 (Oct) - ongoing: intermittent strombolian-type activity
Since 1949: essentially continuous activity
2000 (Dec) - Jul 2004 (Jul): strombolian activity, 1999 (Jan-Feb, June), 1996 (Dec) - 1997 (Apr), 1949-96, 1940, 1938, 1934 (?), 1925, 1921-22, 1915 (?), 1914 (?), 1889, 1885, 1884, 1877, 1813-14 (sub-plinian Bunka eruption), around 1600 AD (large explosive eruption)
Typical eruption style:
explosive, strombolian

Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 09/1720Z to 4000 ft (1200 m)

Tue, 9 Feb 2021, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 09/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210209/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/88
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N2939 E12945 - N2934 E12945 - N2934 E12941 -
N2939 E12941 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2320Z SFC/FL040 N2938 E12943 - N2912 E12942 -
N2853 E12924 - N2852 E12913
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0520Z SFC/FL040 N2938 E12943 - N2829 E12854 -

N2823 E12824
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210210/0000Z=

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